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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00
This book, written in collaboration with Dennis Longwell, follows an acting class of eight men and eight women for fifteen months, beginning with the most rudimentary exercises and ending with affecting and polished scenes from contemporary American plays. Throughout these pages Meisner is delight--always empathizing with his students and urging them... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
THE SECOND EDITION OF THIS TITLE, ENTITLED ACTOR TRAINING , IS NOW AVAILABLE. Actor training is arguably the central phenomenon of twentieth century theatre making. Here for the first time, the theories, training exercises and productions of fourteen directors are analysed in a single volume, each one written by a leading expert. The practitioners... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1994; US$ 47.95
There has been an enormous revival of interest in Commedia dell'arte. And it remians a central part of many drama school courses. In Commedia dell'arte in the Twentieth Century John Rublin first examines the orgins of this vital theatrical form and charts its recent revival through the work of companies like Tag, Theatre de Complicite and the influential... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1992; US$ 37.95
John Harrop examines how we think and speak about acting. Addressing himself to the intellectual problems associated with the idea of acting, it covers the range of actor training and practice from Stanislavski to the Post-Modern, and looks at the spiritual and moral purposes of acting within society: its danger and self-sacrifice. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 36.95
In this new edition, Patrick Tucker retains the engaging style and useful structure of the first edition while addressing significant changes in current technology, ensuring that this volume will remain an indispensable resource for contemporary students of screen acting. Updated for a new decade of screen performance possibilities, Secrets of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 50.95
Games for Actors and Non-Actors is the classic and best selling book by the founder of Theatre of the Oppressed, Augusto Boal. It sets out the principles and practice of Boal's revolutionary Method, showing how theatre can be used to transform and liberate everyone ? actors and non-actors alike! This thoroughly updated and substantially revised... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 46.95
Acting in Musical Theatre is the only complete course in approaching a role in a musical. It is the first to combine acting, singing and dancing into a comprehensive guide, combining what have previously been treated as three separate disciplines. This book contains fundamental skills for novice actors, practical insights for professionals,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95
Published in France in 1987, this is the book in which Lecoq first set out his philosophy of human movement, and the way it takes expressive form in a wide range of different performance traditions. He traces the history of pantomime, sets out his definition of the components of the art of mime, and discusses the explosion of physical theatre in the... more...